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GOP faces House loss after incumbent loses primary, nominee branded ‘foreclosure king’

 House Democrats are not expected to make big gains in the midterms, but they are optimistic about winning a Republican-held seat in Michigan in the aftermath of a nasty GOP primary in which a “foreclosure king” defeated an incumbent portrayed as a “Santa Claus impersonator.” Lawyer and businessman Dave Trott trounced incumbent Rep. Kerry Bentivolio […] Read More →

Dem. approval rating lowest in 30 years

Trouble Looms for Obama, Democrats with Election Day 2014 Approaching  Barack Obama and his political party are heading into the midterm elections in trouble. The president’s 40 percent job approval rating in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll is the lowest of his career – and the Democratic Party’s popularity is its weakest in polling […] Read More →

Bill’s Wife is an Obama, Not a Clinton

 It’s clear now to Democrats that only a Clinton can save them from the progressive extremes of Barack Obama. There is some precedent for this. But the end, Clinton can’t save them.  Bill Clinton made two amazing volte-face turns in his career, from progressive to centrist Democrat, both of which sealed his reputation as a […] Read More →

GOP lawmaker: Possible White House cover-up

 A lawmaker leading a congressional inquiry into the Secret Service raised questions Thursday about a White House volunteer’s possible involvement in a prostitution scandal that rocked the agency two years ago. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on national security, said in an interview that the White House had […] Read More →

Senate control to be undecided for weeks after election?

WASHINGTON — An unusual convergence this year of tight races, likely runoffs, a surging independent candidate and a potential push for party switchers suggest that the 2014 battle for U.S. Senate control may continue weeks after Election Day. “Any one of (these variables) could delay the outcome of the Senate for days, weeks, months maybe,” […] Read More →